I’ve done a lot of reading lately as I layout the plumbing for our home.
The funniest statement I read became the title of this post … let’s try not to kill ourselves while building our dream home!
Before I dive into the solar heated water I want to back up a bit … what I have … Read More →
I’ve been designing the plumbing and grey water for our earthship over the last week … so I have been doing a lot of reading.
A few things have caught my attention during this process.
First, more recently written books in this space (green building, grey water design) are much more detailed than a couple of years … Read More →
This last week has been challenging; we have been laying out the grey water planters and the bathroom walls along the south face of the earthship.
The challenge has been laying out the planters and walls while making sure we still have space for kitchen counters, walkways between the rooms and everything that has got to … Read More →
I have recently posted pictures to our FB page, The Darfield Earthship. Both Chris and I have been busy working in Kamloops and also on the house with James Hornett’s help. Very little time to sit down and do more than click buttons to upload photos. Chris has especially been wanting to post, but now … Read More →
After much discussion Chris and I have come up with a plan to get the house jump-started again.
As many know, we have been consulting in Kamloops for several months. I’ve been almost full-time and Chris 2-3 times a week. It’s been lucrative work. We didn’t NEED to earn this money to finish the house, but … Read More →
We’ve been robbed!
After months of collecting pop cans we had BAGS of cans squirreled away in our storage shed. When I popped my head in the shed yesterday to admire our collection I realized most of the cans were gone and there were just a few lonely bags left …
The culprit was not very … Read More →